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Author events on Long Island, week of March 19

Dave Barry is one of the many authors

Dave Barry is one of the many authors appearing at Long Island Lit Fest on March 26. Credit: C. Michelle Kaufman

Tuesday, March 21

Imbolo Mbue discusses and signs copies of her novel, “Behold the Dreamers.” Register in advance. At 2 p.m., Glen Cove Public Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove; 516-676-2130,

Mary Hogan discusses her novel “The Woman in the Photo” with Susie Huber of the Cambria County Historical Society. Register in advance. At 6:30 p.m., Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook; 631-588-5024,

Wednesday, March 22

Journalist and novelist Tim Murphy (“Christodora”) reads from and discusses his work, part of the “Writers Speak” series. Reception at 6:30 p.m., reading at 7 p.m., Radio Lounge, Chancellors Hall, Stony Brook Southampton, 39 Tuckahoe Rd., Southampton; 631-632-5030,

Saturday, March 25

Sag Harbor author Tom Clavin talks about his new book, “Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and The Wickedest Town in the American West.” At 5 p.m., BookHampton, 41 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-4939,

Sunday, March 26

Dave Barry, Steven Gaines, Caroline Leavitt, Gail Sheehy and Alan Zweibel are among the authors giving talks, readings and signings at the third annual Long Island LitFest. Advance ticket purchase, $40. Begins at 1 p.m., The Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-810-7781,


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